At home in the world wide web

Almost everyone is familiar with online applications such as Facebook, Twitter or Amazon and new online trends are continuously emerging. The Online Media bachelor's degree programme focuses on the internet as a basic technology, looking at it from design, information technology and economic perspectives.

The design, development and marketing of professional online offerings are looked at as a whole. On the internet all the classic media come together (e.g. film, sound, print) opening up an immense range of specialization choices for Online Media students. Online marketing, media planning and design, computer science and media technology are just a few of the specialist areas which students can choose from, particularly during their advanced study semesters.

Quick Information

Degree awarded Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Undergraduate / postgraduate degree undergraduate
Duration of programme 7 semesters
Delivery full-time
Campus Furtwangen
Programme begin summer semester (March) and winter semester (October)
Application deadline(s) 15 January & 15 July
Restricted intake yes
Language of instruction German
Academic entry requirements university entrance qualification
Language requirements fluent in German
Pre-sessional course / Foundation course requirement none
Additional requirements none
Tuition Fees none
Programme accreditation ACQUIN accredited

10 good reasons to study online media

  • Academic grounding in the areas of design, development and marketing of internet applications
  • Ground-breaking degree programme with wide variety of electives
  • Development of theoretical, practical and soft skills
  • Qualification for leading positions in industry and agencies
  • Many years of experience in media education
  • High-tech media facilities and equipment
  • International orientation in teaching and research
  • Small groups and personal support
  • First-class career prospects
  • University with an excellent reputation

Top career perspectives for graduates

Online Media graduates are well-equipped for project management positions, for example in designing, developing and implementing complex online and media products. As internet technology is at the basis of the Online Media bachelor programme, our graduates have excellent perspectives in both the internet and media sectors, and beyond. Some of the many trend-setting job opportunities open to our graduates include:

  • E-commerce / e-business
  • Web development / web design
  • Online product management
  • Media companies (film, radio, print)
  • E-media consulting
  • Marketing / Online marketing
  • Web entertainment.

After graduating from our Online Media bachelor’s programme, our students can also do a master's at HFU in one of the following programmes:

Further Information in German

As the Online Media Bachelor degree programme is taught in German, please click here for more detailed information in German regarding the programme.

Contact Information

For further information on the programme please contact: SDek-OMB(at)